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title:“Hugh Williamson in the House of Representatives”
authors:Hugh Williamson
date written:1792-1-24

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Williamson, Hugh. "Hugh Williamson in the House of Representatives." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

Hugh Williamson in the House of Representatives (January 24, 1792)

January 24, 1792.
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Mr. Williamson observed, that although some complaints were made of the fractional parts not being represented, he never could conceive that the framers of the Constitution entertained an idea of a representation of the people distinct from the States, but contemplated the representation of the people of each State, according to some given ratio.

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